Phosphaturic mesenchymal tumour | definition of phosphaturic mesenchymal tumour by Medical dictionary
phosphaturic mesenchymal tumour
phosphaturic mesenchymal tumour A rare and very small mesenchymal tumour that causes osteomalacia by secreting a phosphaturic hormone—fibroblast growth factor-23/FGF-23. Most are termed phosphaturic mesenchymal tumours, mixed connective tissue type, and occur in middle-aged adults, either in soft tissue or bone.
Excision reduces phosphate wasting and osteomalacia.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive
INTRODUCTION: Phosphaturic mesenchymal tumour is a cause of tumour induced osteomalasia (TIO) which is a well-known para neoplastic association.
DISCUSSION: Phosphaturic mesenchymal tumour is a rare soft tissue neoplasm that most commonly presents as osteomalacia.
Phosphaturic mesenchymal tumour
of the sinonasal area: case report and review of the literature.